Man Across The Way/Magpie Park (Oberon 2007)

Songbirds (available to download at Audiogo.com or iTunes)

The Other One (available to download at Audiogo.com)

Elvis in Prestwick (available to download at Audiogo.com or iTunes)

One Night In Iran (available to download at Audiogo.com)



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Mr Oliver Emanuel

Education and Experience

Oliver Emanuel was born in Kent, England. He studied English/Theatre Studies at the University of Leeds before going on to complete a MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in 2002. After that, he set up Silver Tongue Theatre with Daniel Bye and wrote five plays for the company which toured the UK and continental Europe. In 2006, Oliver was Writer-on-Attachment at the West Yorkshire Playhouse during which he wrote his first main stage play, Magpie Park (produced in 2007). He has lived in Glasgow since then and has written for most of the major theatre companies in Scotland. Most recently, his play Dragon has been produced by the National Theatre of Scotland/Vox Motus/Tianjin's People's Arts Theatre. It will be produced in China in 2014. Oliver has also written extensively for BBC Radio. Recent radio work includes The Spare RoomAncient Greek, and Everything. His play Daniel & Mary was nominated for Best Drama at the Sony Academy Awards. In addition to his plays, Oliver has also written short stories for radio, Songbirds and Elvis in Prestwick

Research Interests

Oliver is currently working on a novel for young people, an opera set during the First World War and a radio play about Scottish Independence. 

Oliver Emanuel

Contact information

Room: Byre Theatre
Phone: 1745

Consultation hours:
Tuesday 4-6pm by appointment (Sem 1)

Research Profile on PURE

School role

Careers Officer (Sem 1)